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by peewee_RotA
Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:08 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1225: "Ice Sheets"
Replies: 68
Views: 11874

Re: 1225: "Ice Sheets"

Innuitian too, but we never really hung out that much.
by peewee_RotA
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1224: "Council of 300"
Replies: 18
Views: 9262

Re: 1224: "Council of 300"

When a recently uploaded video gets lots of views very quickly, youtube disable the views for a short period of time at 301 views. Is this common knowledge*? I have never seen this before. Apparently I have been asleep at the youtube wheel. *I guess that has never been a requirement for an XKCD com...
by peewee_RotA
Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1224: "Council of 300"
Replies: 18
Views: 9262

Re: 1224: "Council of 300"

I can't wait to see this video where a remote control helicopter hits a man in the face while a midget does jumping jacks.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:46 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0049: "Sunless Earth"
Replies: 69
Views: 21441

Re: What-If 0049: "Sunless Earth"

He forgot to add that this would make McJagger happy.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0049: "Sunless Earth"
Replies: 69
Views: 21441

Re: What-If 0049: "Sunless Earth"

rhomboidal wrote:Yeah, I probably wouldn't be all that bummed if the sun went out. I'm a terrible tanner.

What do horse saddles have to do with this?
by peewee_RotA
Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:43 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1223: "Dwarf Fortress"
Replies: 35
Views: 11010

Re: 1223: "Dwarf Fortress"

Hipster: "I liked it before it got cool"
Nerdy Hipster: "I liked it before it was featured on XKCD and everyone wiki'd it."
by peewee_RotA
Thu May 09, 2013 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

FAKEONG... http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh587/Myriad7/timereveal_zpsdd3588d8.png I have travelled from page 568 to say this: absolutely wonderful! (I wonder if Lord Randall can make a better ending.) Here's a more revealing zoom-out from that picture: http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh58...
by peewee_RotA
Thu May 09, 2013 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

There are more frames in Time than there are XKCD comics. (That includes all of time as one comic)
by peewee_RotA
Thu May 09, 2013 11:17 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0044: "High Throw"
Replies: 58
Views: 21937

Re: What-If 0044: "High Throw"

I was just reviewing my footage of The Doubleclicks playing on JoCo Cruise Crazy 3, five minutes after Randall Munroe left the stage, and they actually sing that being able to squirt blood out of your eyes would be the worst superpower ever! :shock: I can only imagine Randall had to go lie down for...
by peewee_RotA
Wed May 08, 2013 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0044: "High Throw"
Replies: 58
Views: 21937

Re: What-If 0044: "High Throw"

Relevant: Matt Cain w/ Kari Byron & Tory Belleci from Mythbusters destroy things (with a baseball) 1:50 seconds of a pro pitcher destroying random objects, demonstrating just how good we can be at throwing, I would have thought this was made up if it weren't for the Mythbusters in attendance. S...
by peewee_RotA
Wed May 08, 2013 2:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1209:"Encoding"
Replies: 52
Views: 10084

Re: 1209:"Encoding"

The Cat wrote:Ain't got time for that.


Smoke in the sky? Oh lord Jesus, it's a fire!
by peewee_RotA
Wed May 08, 2013 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1209:"Encoding"
Replies: 52
Views: 10084

Re: 1209:"Encoding"

Sounds like a movie found in the back of the video store

Wild Babes of the Force 3: Interrobang
by peewee_RotA
Tue May 07, 2013 12:29 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0044: "High Throw"
Replies: 58
Views: 21937

Re: What-If 0044: "High Throw"

Personally, this seems like a rather idiotic way of confusing predators and I'm sure the "foul taste" could also be achieved somewhat more elegantly. We have to assume that if there is a creator of the universe (as opposed to the far more reasonable competing theory) that he was blind dru...
by peewee_RotA
Tue May 07, 2013 11:59 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0044: "High Throw"
Replies: 58
Views: 21937

Re: What-If 0044: "High Throw"

And of course the worst height goes to the seamstresses who try to throw rugs.
by peewee_RotA
Tue May 07, 2013 10:36 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0044: "High Throw"
Replies: 58
Views: 21937

Re: What-If 0044: "High Throw"

Can anyone explain the rest of this what if to me? I read the 2nd paragraph and now I need to go lie down.
by peewee_RotA
Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:25 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Does this mean we're now waiting an hour for a single lightening pixel?


(Shocking!)
by peewee_RotA
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wow...here at the end of all things... Just remember: A thread with no flame wars. That's special. {Wackiness; no worse than a certain M*A*S*H unit...) However two milestones ahead: 18000 posts; 450 pages. Anybody up for it.... anybody??? Still thinking Simon & Garfunkle : Old Friends in the mu...
by peewee_RotA
Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

THE END IS NEAR! RE-PAINT, RE-PAINT! THE KING DUMB OF HEY VAN IS AT STAN!

Image
by peewee_RotA
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1204: "Detail"
Replies: 76
Views: 14455

Re: 1204: "Detail"

I'm sure that Randall's house has some kind of crazy joke on street view. Most likely he has a sign that says: 3.14159765358979 Pi to the 14th decimal place. One digit is wrong. The next street view image in the sequence is from a completely different season, and shows tire tracks leading off into a...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:38 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0042: "Longest Sunset"
Replies: 48
Views: 14810

Re: What-If 0042: "Longest Sunset"

in places like the London


LOL
by peewee_RotA
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

Huh. I never knew the Pet Shot Boys version was a cover. In any case, I'm pretty sure this is the one, and I guess either version works, though I believe the PSB cover is a lot more famous. I had never heard either until googling this. I was a much happier person before watching it. Eyebleach may b...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:59 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

I'm curious - which song do you think he's referring to in the second alt-text? I mean, I know what song I'm thinking of, but I doubt Randall spent the same awful time as me trapped in the CCM ghetto in the 80s and 90s. The point of the joke lies in exactly the fact that there isn't a single song t...
by peewee_RotA
Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

WriteBrainedJR wrote:
peewee_RotA wrote:if we charged a fair interest rate on the hour we gave up every spring we'd get 1.02 hours back every fall

And THAT'S why it's called "daylight savings time," rather than "daylight loaning time."


Interesting
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:53 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

I'm curious - which song do you think he's referring to in the second alt-text? I mean, I know what song I'm thinking of, but I doubt Randall spent the same awful time as me trapped in the CCM ghetto in the 80s and 90s. The point of the joke lies in exactly the fact that there isn't a single song t...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:14 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

So... what can we do to make it move? Build a lot of rockets attached to the ground? We'd probably need to put some on other tectonic plates to counteract the effect it has on Earth. Might be more effective to attach all of the AK-47's to the ground and fire. :wink: Pfft. The obvious answer is to d...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:10 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Sorry that I've been absent. The outside is strong and challenging my faith.

Plus I've missed so much there's no more catching up. I swear I take a week for work and all of the interesting things happen in that timespan. But who am I to question the ways of the almighty Randall, Creator of Time?
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:08 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

Klear wrote:So... what can we do to make it move? Build a lot of rockets attached to the ground? We'd probably need to put some on other tectonic plates to counteract the effect it has on Earth.


Might be more effective to attach all of the AK-47's to the ground and fire. :wink:
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:07 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0041: "Go West"
Replies: 30
Views: 11416

Re: What-If 0041: "Go West"

This one has a couple of great quotes:

We don’t care how it works—we just want to know if we can break it.
if we charged a fair interest rate on the hour we gave up every spring we'd get 1.02 hours back every fall
by peewee_RotA
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:50 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Totally out of the Time Loop with outside stuff

But here:

Image
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Ok, but you will be the last one for today. I, udscbt, Cardinal of the Timewaiters, Prefect of the Congregatio pro Doctrina Temporis, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, ordain you, RobIrr, Bishop of the Diocese of Recursive Magic Kingdoi in nomine Temporis et Domini Randall et Unius Veri Tibulli . N...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Can I be a bishop? You clearly can't become a Cardinal, but I don't see why you shouldn't be a Bishop. In theory, I think we need another bishop to ordain you and the only bishop we currently have is Pope Helper. But since we have no Can n on Law regulating this yet, I will do it. I, udscbt, Cardin...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

"It didn't happen on my watch." "I'm about to get on/off watch" The knights have ownership of the watch. So, in this case, watch is both a verb and a noun. Though the noun version has an implied "duty" tacked onto the end. Thus why I said they don't own the watch, they...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Been checking in here periodically for almost 500 newpics. Had to chime in with: 1. You people are insane. 2. May I suggest "The Knights Who Say..........." (and then if someone asks "Say what?" You just say "Wait for it.") Of course we're insane. There's no confusion ...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

have we created an order of knight priests such as the templars, knights hospitalier, etc. yet? I don't believe we have anyplace worth invading and stealing things from. what about those dirty heretics who believe in "the outside?" They don't have anything worth taking. All we need is Tim...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

have we created an order of knight priests such as the templars, knights hospitalier, etc. yet? I don't believe we have anyplace worth invading and stealing things from. what about those dirty heretics who believe in "the outside?" They don't have anything worth taking. All we need is Tim...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Dracomax wrote:have we created an order of knight priests such as the templars, knights hospitalier, etc. yet?


I don't believe we have anyplace worth invading and stealing things from.
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:21 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

We need the Can n on Law! Problem: we need either an Ecumenic Council (i.e. lots of bishops) or the Pope. [EDIT: now that I think an "Ecumenic" Council is not appropriate for deciding the laws describing how to change a Pope] Can I be a bishop? I'll refuse to move due north, south, east, ...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

We need the Can n on Law! Problem: we need either an Ecumenic Council (i.e. lots of bishops) or the Pope. [EDIT: now that I think an "Ecumenic" Council is not appropriate for deciding the laws describing how to change a Pope] Can I be a bishop? I'll refuse to move due north, south, east, ...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: Water level

Anyone else notice that the water level is slowly creeping higher? When run at high speed, the progression of the images shows that the water level has only increased, never decreased. (Sorry if someone else noticed this. I can't keep up with hundreds of pages of comments!) I think it might have be...
by peewee_RotA
Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:38 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 106223
Views: 37978150

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now it's clear to me we must get Randall and the Brothers Chaps to create a crossover strip. Xkcdstar Runner? When was the last time the Brothers Chaps updated that site, anyway? I thought something was supposed to happen a year ago, but nothing came of it. Coincidentally one of them is working wit...

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